Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track.
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Coastal Waters Forecast for S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)
Issued by: National Weather Service Morehead City, NC
Last Update: 718 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018
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Tonight: SW winds around 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers and tstms early this evening, then a chance of showers and tstms late this evening and overnight.

Tue: SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Tue Night: SW winds 15 to 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 5 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed: SW winds around 20 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy. A chance of showers and tstms.

Wed Night: SW winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming W 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers choppy, diminishing to a moderate chop after midnight. Showers and tstms likely.

Thu: N winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Thu Night: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Fri: NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers a moderate chop. A chance of showers and tstms.

Sat: E winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. Adjacent sounds and rivers light chop. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms.



Zone Forecast: S of Ocracoke Inlet NC to Cape Lookout NC out to 20 nm (AMZ156)

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